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Iran allegedly blocks Instagram, Telegram

Iran allegedly blocks Instagram, Telegram Iran state TV said yesterday that authorities were temporarily blocking the services to " maintain peace ", according to the AP news agency. Iran has been dealing with an increasing wave of anti-government protests that started a few days ago. [Full Article...]

Taylor & Bills fall short to Jaguars

Taylor & Bills fall short to Jaguars The Jaguars will move on to face the Pittsburgh Steelers next Sunday, a rematch of a 30-9 Jacksonville win in October. "Everybody is going to end up. Bortles' scrambles proved the difference, because the Bills defence successfully blanketed the Jags' sensational rookie running back Leonard Fournette , holding him to just 57 yards on 21 carries. [Full Article...]

Gov. Brown on offshore drilling proposal: 'We are outraged'

Gov. Brown on offshore drilling proposal: 'We are outraged' The buy, which will target coastal Florida communities, runs through the week. "Under President Trump, we're going to have the strongest energy policy and become the strongest energy superpower", he said . Zinke proposed vastly expanding offshore oil and natural gas drilling Thursday, stating most of the nation's outer continental shelf is being considered for drilling , including off t... [Full Article...]

Memphis pastor receives standing ovation after admitting sexual cover-up with teen

Memphis pastor receives standing ovation after admitting sexual cover-up with teen A megachurch pastor received a standing ovation from his congregation Sunday after he admitted to sexually assaulting a teenager 20 years ago. In agreement with wise counsel, I took every step to respond in a biblical way, ' he said. A woman wrote, "I support the Savage family..." Savage explained to his Memphis followers that he immediately resigned from his Texas post after the inc... [Full Article...]

San Angelo not spared from widespread flu cases across Texas

San Angelo not spared from widespread flu cases across Texas The review included people over the age of 65, McDowell said. The flu is raging across Oregon, and two children have already died in the last month, according to the Oregon Health Authority. "It lets us know what is going on in the school population". The most recent numbers for Iowa show 78 new cases of the flu confirmed by the State Hygienic Laboratory and six new outbreaks in long-term ... [Full Article...]

Myanmar charges two Reuters reporters under Official Secrets Act

Myanmar charges two Reuters reporters under Official Secrets Act The act makes it illegal to enter prohibited places, take images or handle secret official documents that "might be or is meant to be, directly or indirectly, useful to an enemy". "They have done absolutely nothing but carrying out their legitimate work as journalists", said James Gomez, Amnesty International's Director for Southeast Asia and the Pacific. [Full Article...]

Romaine lettuce is a bad choice right now, health agencies warn

Romaine lettuce is a bad choice right now, health agencies warn This is about the same timing of an outbreak of E. coli in Canada, which health officials declared over on Wednesday. But today, the Centers for Disease Control says that a Consumer Reports story last week advising people to avoid romaine lettuce was too quick to pinpoint that particular ingredient as the culprit. [Full Article...]

Anti-Sikh riots: Amarinder welcomes formation of new SIT

Anti-Sikh riots: Amarinder welcomes formation of new SIT The Haryana government had Justice SN Dhingra inquiry commission to inquire into questionable land deals by Robert Vadra. The riots broke out on November 1, 1984, after Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated by her Sikh bodyguards. [Full Article...]

Sleeping More Could Help You Cut Down On Sugar And Lose Weight

Sleeping More Could Help You Cut Down On Sugar And Lose Weight A new study by King's College London , however, is claiming that if you get just 20 minutes extra shut-eye a night can help stave off craving temptations. The study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition , looked at the impact of increasing sleep hours on nutrient intake. As many as 86 percent of those who received sleep advice increased time spent in bed and a half incre... [Full Article...]

Health agency: Flu surge continues in Arizona

Health agency: Flu surge continues in Arizona With the flu season in full swing, the US may be in for one of the sickest winters in years, Combetta pointed out. The first was a 4-year-old boy from Montgomery County . "The virus we're giving them is dead, it's virtually impossible to get the flu from a vaccine", de Lota said. A study also done on flu vaccination said that it can significantly reduce a child's risk of dying from influenza. [Full Article...]

Willie Nelson sparks health concern after axing gig mid-set

Willie Nelson sparks health concern after axing gig mid-set According to The San Diego Union-Tribune, Nelson kicked off his show with the song "Whiskey River" and abruptly ended his performance after the opening number. Ticketmaster promptly told fans it was going to refund the costs of tickets and fees. Nelson is now scheduled to resume touring on February 7 with a show at Macon, Georgia's Macon City Auditorium. [Full Article...]

Most daily smokers get hooked after first cigarette, study finds

Most daily smokers get hooked after first cigarette, study finds Three of the surveys were conducted in the United States between 2001 and 2013, another three in the United Kingdom between 2010 and 2014, one in Australia in 2013 and another in New Zealand in 2009. Taking just one drag of a cigarette is enough to get you hooked, a study has found. "Alcohol can only be sold by licensed shops, while anyone can sell cigarettes, which are far more addictive and le... [Full Article...]

Millie Bobby Brown all set to play Elona Holmes

Millie Bobby Brown all set to play Elona Holmes The films will be based on U.S. author Nancy Springer's popular Enola Holmes Mysteries , with the British actress set to star as Enola, Sherlock Holmes's younger sister. Along the way, she becomes enmeshed in another disappearance, the case of a young marquess, who seems to have been kidnapped, and in true Holmes fashion, Enola uses her powers of deduction to figure out his fate. [Full Article...]

Can the 'Rooney Rule' reduce racism in football?

Can the 'Rooney Rule' reduce racism in football? The FA moved quickly to qualify Glenn's remarks, insisting he does not consider anything allegedly said by former England women's coach Mark Sampson - or any of his staff - to be "banter". But I think more subtly we did not have the right climate in place for people to feel they could raise their concerns easily. As a result, the organization will hold interviews with at least one applicant from... [Full Article...]

Trump Signs Order to Improve Mental Health Resources for Transitioning Veterans

Trump Signs Order to Improve Mental Health Resources for Transitioning Veterans VA Secretary David Shulkin pledged that in 60 days, the VA will begin offering a full year of mental health care to all departing service members. "That is just an unacceptable number and we are focused on doing everything we can to try to prevent these veteran suicides", Shulkin said during a phone conference with reporters January 9. [Full Article...]

Ortom to Buhari: Stop Benue killings

Ortom to Buhari: Stop Benue killings Ortom further refuted report by the Inspector general of Police, Ibrahim Idris that Benue attacks was as a result of communal clash. The movement of the DIG, the movement of the IG now to relocate to Benue State to ensure that this challenge is surmounted was at the instance of Mr. [Full Article...]

7-Eleven Customers May Have Been Exposed to Hepatitis A

7-Eleven Customers May Have Been Exposed to Hepatitis A Prepackaged items don't pose a risk of exposure. Up to 2,000 people may have been exposed to Hepatitis A after eating non-packaged food items or using the restroom at a 7-Eleven store in Utah, health officials said. Hepatitis A does not cause chronic infection, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . "It's also important that food handlers be conscientious with hygi... [Full Article...]

Trump says he could beat Oprah Winfrey in a presidential race

Trump says he could beat Oprah Winfrey in a presidential race Winfrey made the same point, the anti sexual harassment group Time's up has made to raise awareness regarding sexual harassment happening within Hollywood and addressed this issue in her speech, saying sexual harassment "transcends any culture, geography, race, religion, politics or work place". [Full Article...]

Former Shiv Sena corporator hacked to death outside residence in Mumbai

Former Shiv Sena corporator hacked to death outside residence in Mumbai He has served as a corporator for two-terms from Samata Nagar in Kandivli . Both Sawant and Sonawane fell to the ground and while the latter ran after the person who kicked their two-wheeler, a man got out of the autorickshaw and stabbed Sawant several times, police had said. [Full Article...]

Fire officials investigating cause of Redding apartment fire

Fire officials investigating cause of Redding apartment fire A warning to people with arachnophobia: here's one way you don't want to kill a spider. But Redding Fire Marshal Craig Wittner told BuzzFeed News that the spider attack is what tenants said they were doing. "And it was such an interesting comment that it grew legs and spread like wildfire", he said, adding that the fire department's investigation remains ongoing. [Full Article...]


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